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  • Oil fields at risk: Where the slowdown has begun Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 11:58 AM ET
    Workers connect drill bits and drill collars on Endeavor Energy Resources’ Big Dog Drilling Rig 22 in the Permian basin outside of Midland, Texas, Dec. 12, 2014.

    Drillers have slashed capital expenditure budgets and are being pickier about where they plumb for oil as crude prices fall.

  • These are the days traders live for: Kenny Polcari Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 11:15 AM ET
    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi addresses an ECB news conference in Frankfurt January 22, 2015.

    So Draghi and the ECB finally delivered on "Whatever it takes." These are the kind of days traders live for!, says NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari.

  • Is this the start of a gold bull market? Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 11:03 AM ET
    One-hundred-gram gold bars sit on a one-kilogram gold bar, center, at Gold Investments Ltd. bullion dealers in London, July 15, 2014.

    Many strategists are saying a gold bull market has just begun, as investors crowd into the one asset that is breaking out of resistance levels.

  • High-risk call: Buy Amazon before earnings Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 9:47 AM ET
    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos discusses the Fire smartphone at a news conference in Seattle, June 18, 2014.

    One Wall Street analyst is holding his nose and buying a downtrodden and nonprofitable Amazon before the company reports results later this month.

  • ECB needs to buy more bonds than Fed: CIO Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 9:34 AM ET

    Guggenheim Partners CIO Scott Minerd tells CNBC the ECB will have to buy a lot more bonds than the Fed did.

  • Tom Brady: I did not alter the footballs Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 5:16 PM ET
    Tom Brady of the New England Patriots against the Indianapolis Colts during the 2015 AFC championship game, Jan. 18, 2015 in Foxboro, Mass.

    Patriots quarterback Tom Brady denied adjusting last Sunday's game balls in anyway, saying he "would never do anything outside the rules of play."

  • These stocks have a strong dollar problem Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 11:22 AM ET
    An employee selects a HP EliteDesk desktop computer, produced by Hewlett-Packard Co., from a pallet of boxed HP computers in a warehouse in this arranged photograph taken in London, U.K.

    Expected ECB QE will likely send the U.S. dollar even higher, hurting some big-name tech stocks such as HP in the process, if history is a guide.

  • US jobless claims fall from 7-month high Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 8:31 AM ET
    Attendees pick up leaflets at a military veterans' job fair in Carson, California, October 3, 2014.

    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week from a seven-month high.

  • Open-ended European QE starts 'with a bang' Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 10:30 AM ET
    Mario Draghi

    Draghi announces the central bank is to launch an expanded $70 billion-a-month private and public bond-buying program.

  • Obama can get a corporate tax deal done: Pritzker Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 7:21 AM ET
    Penny Pritzker, U.S. Commerce Secretary at 2015 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker disputes the idea that President Obama cannot reach a deal on corporate taxes with Congress in the next two years.

  • Stocks cheer ECB; S&P 500, Nasdaq positive for year Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 4:18 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks turned higher on Thursday after the European Central Bank unveiled a bond-buying program.

  • Germany: Our job is to strengthen Europe Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 5:47 AM ET

    Sigmar Gabriel, Germany's Minister of Economic Affairs, said at Davos that Germany will support regional economic stimulus.

  • Meet Morningstar's fund managers of the year Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 5:42 PM ET

    Here are the fund managers Morningstar considers the best of the best.

  • 2014's Top allocation manager  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 1:45 PM ET

    Morningstar announces its top fund manager award for asset allocation. Winner Anne Lester, JPMorgan senior portfolio manager, provides insight to her strategy to help clients retire safely.

  • One contrarian bet pays off  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    Morningstar announces its top fund manager award for fixed income. CNBC's Tyler Mathisen speaks to winner Ken Leech, Western Asset Management fund manager, about his firm's bet on interest rates.

  • Morningstar's top international fund pick  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 1:06 PM ET

    Morningstar reveals which fund manager received the top spot for the international market. CNBC's Tyler Mathisen speaks to winner Dodge & Cox's leader Diana Strandberg, about her team's winning strategies.

  • How Morningstar selects top fund managers  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 1:06 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks at which investments worked for the top fund managers of 2014.

  • US send 2 Navy warships to Yemen  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 1:18 PM ET

    NBC's Jim Miklaszewski reports on the violence in Yemen, and the biggest risks facing the country and the U.S. depending on events there.

  • Venezuela is down to its last banker: China Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 1:58 PM ET
    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (R) gestures after decorating China's President Xi Jinping (L) with a Venezuelan sash during an official visit in Miraflores Presidential Palace, Caracas on July 20, 2014.

    Venezuela may be down to its last lifeline as oil prices continue to plummet, and the country needs financial backing more than ever.

  • Start-up reshaping lingerie Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 9:30 AM ET

    Adore Me founder Morgan Hermand-Waiche pitches his lingerie line to the "Power Pitch" panel. Will they find his start-up hot, or not?

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